RFQ: City of San Antonio

The City of San Antonio is seeking to partner with a highly qualified developer (Public-Private Partnership P3) for the construction of a private development, along with multi-purpose athletic fields on a 12-acre parcel of land adjacent to the proposed YMCA/Library Building located in District 6 at the corner of Potranco and Highway 151, San Antonio, TX 78251….
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Real Estate in Asia Remains Resilient in an Environment of Weaker Economic Fundamentals, Says ‘Emerging Trends In Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2015′ Report; Japan Holds Status as a Magnet for Investment

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Real estate markets throughout Asia are expected to remain resilient despite weakening economic fundamentals throughout 2015, as capital continues to flow into the industry from a variety of investment sources, both domestic and international, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2015, a real estate forecast jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC. Japan remains a favored country for real estate activity, with Tokyo and Osaka ranked first and third, respectively, in terms of investment and development prospects for next year….
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What’s New in New Communities

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Placemaking: Innovations in New Communities, a new guide for business and government decision makers by longtime ULI leader and urban expert Sandy Apgar, presents five pioneering “Innovations” and proposes five new “Initiatives” to promote planned communities for revitalizing established cities and developing new growth areas….
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Insurance Industry Needs Support From Real Estate Sector and Governments to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change on the Built Environment

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A new white paper by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) finds that while the insurance industry is a leader in developing risk standards for natural disasters, the real estate sector and governments must also play an active role in climate change adaptation. Entitled What the Real Estate Industry Needs to Know about the Insurance Industry and Climate Change, the report draws upon data and analysis provided by Lloyd’s of London, to conclude that accurately priced insurance alone cannot mitigate the effects of climate change on the built environment. The report instead advocates that continued investment into resilience infrastructure and reforms in current development practices are also necessary….
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RFP: City of Arlington

The City of Arlington is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to serve as developer for the planning, design, required governmental approvals, construction, and commissioning of (1) a full-service, resort-quality upper-upscale hotel and (2) an expansion of convention facilities that will integrate with the existing convention center in Arlington, Texas….
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